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Brian Greene received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and his doctorate from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He joined the physics faculty of Cornell University in 1990, was appointed to a full professorship in 1995, and in 1996 joined Columbia University, where he is professor of physics and mathematics. He has lectured at both a general and a technical level in more than thirty countries, and on all seven continents, and is widely regarded for a number of groundbreaking discoveries in superstring theory. His first book, The Elegant Universe, was a national best seller and a finalist... Read More

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The Fabric of the Cosmos
Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality
Written by Brian Greene


Format: eBook, 592 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $15.99

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The Fabric of the Cosmos
Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality
Written by Brian Greene


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 8, 2005
Price: $16.95

From Brian Greene, one of the world’s leading physicists and author the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Elegant Universe, comes a grand tour of the universe that makes us look at reality in a completely different way.

Space and time form the very fabric of the cosmos. Yet they remain among the most... Read more >

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The Fabric of the Cosmos
Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality
Written by Brian Greene


Format: Hardcover, 592 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: February 10, 2004
Price: $37.50

“Nobody ever said that cosmology was simple, not even Stephen Hawking, in whose tradition Dr. Greene impressively follows. As a popularizer of exquisitely abstract science, he is both a skilled and kindly explicator. . . . Readers are far likelier to be excited than baffled by even his thorniest formulations. That’s... Read more >

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The Hidden Reality
Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos
Written by Brian Greene


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $16.95

From the best-selling author of The Elegant Universe and The Fabric of the Cosmos comes his most expansive and accessible book to date—a book that takes on the grandest question: Is ours the only universe?

There was a time when “universe” meant all there is. Everything. Yet, in recent years discoveries in... Read more >

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The Hidden Reality
Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos
Written by Brian Greene


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $29.95

From the best-selling author of The Elegant Universe and The Fabric of the Cosmos comes his most expansive and accessible book to date—a book that takes on the grandest question: Is ours the only universe?

There was a time when “universe” meant all there is. Everything. Yet, in recent years discoveries in... Read more >

The Hidden Reality
Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos
Written by Brian Greene


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $15.99

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Icarus at the Edge of Time

Written by Brian Greene


Format: Hardcover, 34 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 2, 2008
Price: $19.95

From one of America’s leading physicists—a moving and visually stunning futuristic reimagining of the Icarus fable.

The starship Proxima is on a twenty-five-trillion mile journey. Icarus was born on the ship as was his father and his father’s father, but there will be two more generations before the Proxima reaches its destination... Read more >
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